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'Ain't She Sweet' rose Description
'Ain't She Sweet' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
35 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: WEKfrag
Exhibition name: Ain't She Sweet
Origin:
Bred by Joseph F. Winchel (United States, 1994).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 1994 as 'Ain't She Sweet'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Orange or orange-red.  Strong, fruity, rose, spice fragrance.  36 to 41 petals.  Average diameter 4.75".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, globular, high-centered bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, leafy sepals, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Medium, matte, medium green foliage.  
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).  Width of 30" to 37" (75 to 95 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  heat tolerant.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 9,071  on  14 Mar 1995   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  24 Nov 1993
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